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Run this command in order to set up the Kubernetes master.


Run this command in order to set up the Kubernetes master.

kubeadm init [flags]


--apiserver-advertise-address string
The IP address the API Server will advertise it's listening on. Specify '' to use the address of the default network interface.
--apiserver-bind-port int32     Default: 6443
Port for the API Server to bind to.
--apiserver-cert-extra-sans stringSlice
Optional extra Subject Alternative Names (SANs) to use for the API Server serving certificate. Can be both IP addresses and DNS names.
--cert-dir string     Default: "/etc/kubernetes/pki"
The path where to save and store the certificates.
--config string
Path to kubeadm config file. WARNING: Usage of a configuration file is experimental.
--cri-socket string     Default: "/var/run/dockershim.sock"
Specify the CRI socket to connect to.
Don't apply any changes; just output what would be done.
--feature-gates string
A set of key=value pairs that describe feature gates for various features. Options are:
Auditing=true|false (ALPHA - default=false)
CoreDNS=true|false (default=true)
DynamicKubeletConfig=true|false (ALPHA - default=false)
SelfHosting=true|false (ALPHA - default=false)
StoreCertsInSecrets=true|false (ALPHA - default=false)
-h, --help
help for init
--ignore-preflight-errors stringSlice
A list of checks whose errors will be shown as warnings. Example: 'IsPrivilegedUser,Swap'. Value 'all' ignores errors from all checks.
--kubernetes-version string     Default: "stable-1.10"
Choose a specific Kubernetes version for the control plane.
--node-name string
Specify the node name.
--pod-network-cidr string
Specify range of IP addresses for the pod network. If set, the control plane will automatically allocate CIDRs for every node.
--service-cidr string     Default: ""
Use alternative range of IP address for service VIPs.
--service-dns-domain string     Default: "cluster.local"
Use alternative domain for services, e.g. "myorg.internal".
Skip printing of the default bootstrap token generated by 'kubeadm init'.
--token string
The token to use for establishing bidirectional trust between nodes and masters. The format is [a-z0-9]{6}\.[a-z0-9]{16} - e.g. abcdef.0123456789abcdef
--token-ttl duration     Default: 24h0m0s
The duration before the token is automatically deleted (e.g. 1s, 2m, 3h). If set to '0', the token will never expire